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Animal Sciences and Industry

Future Students

Why Animal Sciences and Industry?

The strength of a degree earned in Animal Sciences and Industry is the diversity of career opportunities. They range from self-employment to jobs with large corporations. In the business world, positions include management, sales, product development, personnel, regulation, and field service. Education positions include county agent, teacher, research worker, and laboratory director. Communication businesses hire editors, field representatives, radio broadcasters, and public relations professionals. A wide range of enterprises employ K-State animal sciences graduates: feed companies, banks, equipment suppliers, artificial insemination companies, cooperatives, breed associations, meat packers, food processors, dairy plants, feedlots, poultry breeders, equipment manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies, pet retail stores, horse breeding facilities, advertising agencies, commercial hog farms, ranching operations, pet food companies, biotechnology companies, and many more. In addition to the excellent career opportunities, the department also offers flexible degree programs that adjust to individual student needs. The department also prides itself on the strength of the advising program. ASI sudents are given individual attention by faculty members that are committed to their success. Learn more about the Animal Sciences and Industry Undergraduate Programs at KSU.

Schedule a Visit

I want to schedule a campus visit.

Campus visits take place on weekdays so that you can meet with academic advisors, see current students, and visit university offices.

The best opportunity to learn about life at K-State is to visit while students are there, so it's best to avoid final exam week and student holidays.

Call 1-800-432-8270 or 785-532-6250 at least two weeks in advance to arrange your campus visit. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. When scheduling a visit, please mention if you would like to meet with a judging team or rodeo team coach.

Get more information about scheduling a visit to KSU.

Contact Information

Animal Sciences & Industry
Kansas State University
134 Weber Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
785-532-1262
tredding@ksu.edu

College of Agriculture
Academic Programs Office
117 Waters Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-4015
www.ag.k-state.edu

Office of Admissions
Kansas State University
119 Anderson Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
785-532-6250
http://k-state.edu/admissions

How to Apply

I think I'm ready to apply.

Applying for admission is the first step. K-State's goal is to admit all students who have the potential to be academically successful at K-State. We also want to make the admissions process as simple as possible. High school students are encouraged to initiate the application process early in their senior year. Transfer students should apply three to six months before the semester they plan to attend K-State.

Admissions criteria vary depending on age, residency, high school attendance, and previous college work.